15th March, 2018

National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage – Increase (1st April 2018)




The National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage are set to increase effective from 01st April 2018.

The hourly rate depends on your age and whether you are an apprentice.

You must be at least:

  • School leaving age to get the National Minimum Wage
  • Aged 25 or over to get the National Living Wage – the minimum wage will still apply for workers aged 24 and under

The new rates are as below:

Year 25 and over 21 to 24 18 to 20 Under 18 Apprentice
April 2017 (current) £7.50 £7.05 £5.60 £4.05 £3.50
Apr-18 £7.83 £7.38 £5.90 £4.20 £3.70

 

For more in-depth information visit… http://www.acas.org.uk/index.aspx?articleid=1902#ratechanges.

 

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